Mehmet Zaman Saclioglu
Mehmet Zaman Saçlioglu is best known for his short stories. His two collections, Summer House and Five Islands are considered among the best examples of contemporary short story writing in Turkey. Summer House received the Yunus Nadi Short Story Award in 1993, and the year after was awarded the Sait Falk Award, and a story from Five Islands won the Haldun Taner Short Story Prize. Some of his short stories have been translated into German and English. M.Z. Saçlioglu lives and works in Istanbul, continuing a long career at the Faculty of Fine Arts, Marmara University, Istanbul.